Nursultan Nazarbayev opened meeting on the occasion of the 25 anniversary of Kazakhstan independence (PHOTO)
The president Nursultan Nazarbayev made the welcoming speech at a solemn meeting in honor of the 25 anniversary of Kazakhstan independence in the Palace of independence in Astana, BNews.kz correspondent tells.
"I congratulate you on anniversary of our Homeland. This is the general celebration of all Kazakhstan citizens! 25 years of independence are the feat of our generation not subject to time. Independence is a winged hope, the come true centuries-old dream of millions. It is symbolical that in anniversary year Kazakhstan is elected in the UN Security Council. We began the way as one of 15 splinters of the Soviet Union. We meet the 25th year of independence by a new global role. I congratulate all of you on this new responsible mission," Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
In the performance the Head of state stopped on the major achievements for the period of independence.
"Our country, according to the leading international experts, gave to the world a striking example of Kazakhstan "economic miracle," Nursultan Nazarbayev noted.
Besides, the President of Kazakhstan, focused attention on forward social development.
"We created unique model of peace and harmony. The Assembly of the people which is given rise by a public will collected all ethnoses under the wing. The main thing – we create such fair society where everyone can tell: "I am Kazakhstan citizen, it is my country, I build the happiness here!" Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized.
Among key progress the Head of state noted creation of the new capital of Astana which became dynamically developing megalopolis.
Nursultan Nazarbayev paid special attention on progress of the country on the international scene, including initiatives in the sphere of the Eurasian economic integration, leadership in global anti-nuclear movement, peacekeeping efforts.
"I am convinced that there will pass time and even later one thousand years work of our generation which selflessly created the new country, it will inspire and help our descendants further a message the Homeland forward," the President of Kazakhstan told.
In conclusion of the performance the Head of state once again congratulated all Kazakhstan citizens on a holiday, having wished all success and outstanding fulfillments.